- Museum number
SILVER PAIR-CASED VERGE WATCH WITH MOCK PENDULUM BALANCE.
Verge escapement; balance bridge with mock pendulum aperture.
Pendant later replacement.
Silver champlevé dial.
Silver pair cases; outer cast depicting the Rape of Helen.
White watchpaper, with blue printed text on obverse, in outer case.
The watch is a contemporary forgery.
- Production date
- 1798 (inner case)
Diameter: 40.80 millimetres (dial)
Diameter: 45.50 millimetres (inner case)
Diameter: 53.40 millimetres (outer case)
Diameter: 51.52 millimetres (watch-paper)
Thickness: 30.90 millimetres
- Not on display
Latest: 4 (2016)
4 (1994) Dirty.
- Associated events
- Associated Event: Trojan War
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Rape of Helen
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.0772 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: P193 (Ilbert Ledger)